When Task Manager tells you that overall CPU is 100%, you’d be led to believe that the system is working as hard as it can and has no additional processing capacity available. And when Task Manager reports a process’ CPU at 40%, intuitively you believe that the process is consuming…


There’s been confusion regarding Microsoft’s patch for CVE-2020–1472 (mitigating the so-called “Zerologon” attack), what you need to do, and when. That’s not entirely surprising: this vulnerability and phased patch response is very different from anything I can recall, and Microsoft’s documentation about it is complex. …

Aaron Margosis

Windows cybersec nerd. Co-author of Sysinternals books (w/Mark Russinovich). Global Techno Ninja at Tanium; tool maker (Policy Analyzer, LGPO, LUA Buglight;...)

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